Abundant Harvests - garden info
Rain that falls on flat surfaces like sidewalks and driveways runs away far too quickly to be very useful. Here are some ideas for bringing "not-flat" into your property.
Our choices, about the plants we decide to put in our urban gardens, are important and here's why
As we enter this dry, dry summer, humans aren't the only ones short of water. In my Backyard Wildlife Habitat, my bird, butterfly, lizard, and insect friends need water too.
Here's what I am doing for the flowerpot / container section of my garden
fun infographic showing how to get rid of Bermuda grass
You pour water on your garden soil but it rolls right off the surface. It won't soak in! Here's what to do.
You stop by the garden center, the colorful display at the entrance is so enticing. You grab a spontaneous buy. ... but how does that plant fit into your overall garden ecosystem?
Nature abhors bare soil. — Emila Hazelip, French Permaculturist Next time you take a walk in a nature space, say, the Santa Monica Mountains, notice the soil surface. Left to her own doings, Mother Nature covers her soil. Shrubs and…
In the organic gardening world, you’ll often hear “add compost.” But what’s okay compost, what’s good compost, and what’s great compost? To become a better gardener, I invite you to think about soil and compost from your soil organisms’ point…
What do you use to plan your vegetable garden? Up til now, I’d use a handful of documents: a calendar, my what-to-plant-when list, and some random scraps of paper to collect my garden dreams. As I browsed those luscious garden…